According to and a letter sent out by Patricia Hopkins, superintendent of the Gardiner-area school district, Gardiner Regional Middle School will not hold classes today, Monday, November 15th, 2021.

The closure of Gardiner Regional Middle School is directly related to staff shortages due to more than a quarter of staff and students either having covid or being a close contact.

As a reminder, it is asked that if your child has ANY of the following symptoms, they do not attend school and, as always, reach out to their care provider to discuss covid-19 testing protocols.


  • • fever or chills
  • • cough
  • • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • • fatigue
  • • muscle or body aches
  • • headache
  • • new loss of taste or smell
  • • sore throat
  • • congestion or runny nose
  • • nausea or vomiting
  • • diarrhea


Central Maine Restaurants Open For Thanksgiving

Not loving the idea of cooking a big meal for Thanksgiving? We've put together a list of the restaurants in Central Maine (and beyond) who are serving Thanksgiving Dinner.

The 10 Worst Places To Live In Maine In 2021

Roadsnacks has released their 2021 list of the worst places to live in Maine.

Check Out These 15 Wonderful Date Night Spots In Central Maine

Looking for the perfect date night location in Central Maine? 1 or more of these 15 fantastic date night ideas are sure to make that special someone smile. The only question is, Where will you go first?

17 Must-Visit Maine Attractions

Got the day off and you want to take a family road trip, but you are at a loss for where to go? Check out this list of 17 "must visit" Maine attractions.

Together as a community here in Central Maine came together and raised 41,000 pounds of food! After doing a little math, Keith told us that's a retail value of $112,000.00 in food donations! That's $112,000.00, not including our total cash donations of $10,000!

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